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  • Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction

    By Marco Wan

    How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Discourses of Law

  • Modernism: The Basics

    By Laura Winkiel

    Modernism: The Basics provides an accessible overview of the study of Modernism in its global dimensions. Examining the key concepts, history and varied forms of modernism it guides the reader through the major approaches to the study of Modernism, outlining key debates, to answer such questions as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    The Basics

  • Modernist Experiments in Genre, Media, and Transatlantic Print Culture

    By Jennifer Julia Sorensen

    The years from 1890 through 1935 witnessed an explosion of print, both in terms of the variety of venues for publication and in the vast circulation figures and the quantity of print forums. Arguing that the formal strategies of modernist texts can only be fully understood in the context of the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Studies in Publishing History: Manuscript, Print, Digital

  • Reconnecting Aestheticism and Modernism

    Continuities, Revisions, Speculations

    Edited by Benedicte Coste, Catherine Delyfer, Christine Reynier

    Charting the period that extends from the 1860s to the 1940s, this volume offers fresh perspectives on Aestheticism and Modernism. By acknowledging that both movements had a passion for the ‘new’, it goes beyond the alleged divide between Modernism and its predecessors. Rather than reading the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    Literary Texts and the Popular Marketplace

  • British Boarding Houses in Interwar Women's Literature

    Alternative domestic spaces

    By Terri Mullholland

    Embraced for the dramatic opportunities afforded by a house full of strangers, the British boarding house emerged as a setting for novels published during the interwar period by a diverse range of women writers from Stella Gibbons to Virginia Woolf. To use the single room in the boarding house or…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 

  • Adventures in Feminist Dramaturgy

    The Road Less Traveled

    By Laura Hope, Philippa Kelly

    In their lively invocation of a feminist dramaturgy that can lead to innovative and challenging directions in modern theatre-making, Laura Hope and Philippa Kelly make use of first-hand interviews with directors, actors, designers, and critics, as well as their own experiences in the theatre, to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 

  • Modernism

    3rd Edition

    By Peter Childs

    Modernist movements radically transformed the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literary establishment, and their effects are still felt today. Modernism introduces and analyzes what amounted to nothing less than a literary and cultural revolution. In this fully updated, expanded, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12 
    The New Critical Idiom

  • The Situationist International in Britain

    Modernism, Surrealism, and the Avant-Garde

    By Sam Cooper

    This book tells, for the first time, the story of the Situationist International’s influence and afterlives in Britain, where its radical ideas have been rapturously welcomed and fiercely resisted. The Situationist International presented itself as the culmination of the twentieth century…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Angela Carter and Surrealism

    'A Feminist Libertarian Aesthetic'

    By Anna Watz

    In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). Although the translation was never published, the project at once confirmed and consolidated Carter’s previous interest in surrealism, representation,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Turgenev and the Context of English Literature 1850-1900

    By Glyn Turton

    Turgenev and the Context of English Literature examines the cultural outlook in the Anglo-Saxon world in the second half of the nineteenth century by looking at the reception of Turgenev's work during the period. By analysing the timing and quality of the contemporary English translations of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 

  • Henry James, Consciousness, and the Evolution of the Novel

    By Peter Rawlings

    Positioning Henry James within his transatlantic and pan-European contexts, Peter Rawlings relocates James and the New Criticism's ideology of organicism in biology rather than in aesthetics. Rawlings argues that the novel as a genre anchored in the representation of character emerged from…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature

    Edited by Rachael Hutchinson, Leith Douglas Morton

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature provides a comprehensive overview of how we study Japanese literature today. Rather than taking a purely chronological approach to the content, the chapters survey the state of the field through a number of pressing issues and themes, examining…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16

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